Commercial Property Litigation & Commercial Property Disputes Solicitors

If you or your business is involved in a commercial property dispute, you will require legal advice from an expert team of commercial property dispute solicitors that is able to provide practical and specialist advice on all areas of property litigation.

If you are the landlord or tenant of a commercial property, there are times when issues can arise that will require specialist legal advice.

Whatever your circumstances, obtaining the best legal advice from the start is essential in resolving any disputes as quickly as possible. For friendly, professional advice, simply fill in our online enquiry form or call us on 0333 323 5292, to speak to one of the team.

Our expertise

At Lupton Fawcett, all of our Property Dispute Solicitors are accredited members of the Property Litigation Association, with the ability to deliver practical, specialist advice to both landlords and tenants across all areas of property dispute resolution.

We have a formidable reputation across the industry for bringing and defending what can often be complex claims, and our years of experience and proven track record make us the firm of choice for many landlords and tenants. We offer a bespoke service, acting on behalf of businesses of all sizes, and pride ourselves on our close client relationships.

We can provide advice and assistance with:

  • Adverse possession claims
  • Agricultural disputes
  • Assignment and subletting disputes
  • Breaches of lease covenants
  • Break rights and surrenders
  • Commercial lease renewals (contested and uncontested)
  • CRAR (Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery)
  • Dilapidation and repair matters
  • Enforcement of easements
  • Flooding and Environmental Agency disputes
  • Forfeiture and possession proceedings
  • Infringement of property rights
  • Injunctions and emergency court actions
  • Landlord and tenant insolvency
  • MEES (Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards)
  • Mortgage possession claims
  • Notices to terminate lease: landlord and tenant
  • Outstanding rent arrears
  • Party wall and boundary disputes
  • Possession actions
  • Professional negligence claims
  • Rent review arbitration
  • Restrictive covenant issues
  • Service charges disputes
  • Trespass claims

Types of Dispute Resolution

At Lupton Fawcett, we are experienced in all forms of dispute resolution and will take time to explore all the options for your particular situation. As trained specialists, we excel at negotiations and will consider alternative resolution methods such as mediation and arbitration wherever possible, to resolve issues swiftly and amicably, without the need for court proceedings.

Where litigation is found to be the best course of action, we will take a proactive and robust approach, preparing your case thoroughly, representing you in court and skillfully protecting the reputations of you and your business.

Agricultural Property Disputes

For landlords and tenants of agricultural properties, our team can yet again provide an unrivaled level of expertise due to years of experience operating in this area. We recognise the unique challenges facing such businesses and work closely with clients to provide a tailored and bespoke service that meets individual requirements.

The Team

At Lupton Fawcett, we understand how frustrating it can be if you’re involved in a dispute over property, no matter who you are. That’s why we aim to resolve disputes as amicably as possible away from the courts to reduce stress, expense and the time it takes to achieve a favourable result.

Our property dispute solicitors are all well-trained in this area of law and will provide honest, useful advice. We will guide you through the entire process, ensuring you know what your options are and what is the best action to take at different points so you can resolve matters quickly and efficiently.

We are also experienced in providing advice on the best way to avoid property disputes. Our aim is to help you and your business achieve and surpass your goals, so you’re left with the feeling that you made the right choice by choosing Lupton Fawcett. After all, we’re not a law firm that’s just looking for a quick win, we want to help you nurture and grow your business.

Contact Us for Help

Lupton Fawcett are a leading personal and commercial law firm in Yorkshire with well-established offices of highly experienced solicitors in Leeds, Sheffield and York.

We provide a personalised service, with sector specialists and extensive resources to ensure we are giving you the best solutions to your problems.

Our Commercial Property Litigation Solicitors act regularly for clients across the United Kingdom including Bradford, Birmingham, Hull, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Sheffield, York and Nottingham.  We can support your needs wherever you live in England, Wales & Northern Ireland.

For a no obligation initial consultation please either call the office or leave your details using the contact form at the top of this page.  We’ll be happy to help.

"Rob Cooke and Simon Lockley are top dogs in this field. Both technically superb and realistic in advising on prospects."

Legal 500 2021

The team is extremely knowledgeable, approachable and technically excellent. It really cares about getting the best results and is a delight to work with.

Legal 500 2019

Lupton Fawcett is a good full-service firm, which provides reliably high-quality advice with a real sense of how to meet commercial clients’ needs with a personal touch.

Legal 500 2019

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